Lizzie Muller is a curator and writer specialising in interaction, audience experience and interdisciplinary collaboration. She is Senior Lecturer in Design Studies at the University of Technology, Sydney (Australia), where she completed a curatorial-practice based PhD in 2008. Recent projects include Mirror States, an exhibition exploring reflection and projection in new media art, and Thinking Through the Body, a programme of interdisciplinary research into physical interfaces for interactive art. Lizzie was founding curator of Beta_space, a dedicated venue for exhibiting prototypes of interactive artworks at the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney.
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Between 1999 and 2004 Lizzie was Digital Arts Producer for the Junction Art Centre (Cambridge, United Kingdom), during which time she commissioned and produced performances, interactive installations and public artworks. Key projects include the digital arts festival Respond in 2002, produced in partnership with Future Physical and CUMIS, and the New Technology Arts Fellowships, a series of interdisciplinary research residencies with Crucible and Kettles Yard Gallery in 2002 and 2003.
In the field of funding and policy development, Lizzie has worked for the UK's National Endowment of Science, Technology and the Arts and for Arts Council England. Selected committee positions include Co-Chair of the symposium Engage: Interaction, Art and Audience Experience, University of Technology, Sydney 2006, member of the steering group of the conference New Constellations: Art, Science and Society, at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 2006 and Chair of the panel for the BAFTA Interactive Art Award in 2003.